Just added the finishing touches to Airfix's 1/24th Hawker Typhoon MkIb this week: a project I've had on the bench for the last six months or so. Admittedly I've picked it up and put it down as and when I've felt like it, but regardless this kit[...]
On 10th January, 1941 the HMS Illustrious (Lusty) was subject to a frenzied attack by Luftwaffe Ju87 and 88 dive bombers while supporting convoys in the Eastern Mediterranean.
The letter below was found tucked in an old desk during a house[...]
Some lovely photos of early Mk IX Spitfires at dispersal (Biggin Hill) in the event of air raids. Taken 18th December, 1942.
Typhoon Cobra hit Admiral Halsey’s Task Force 38 on December 18th, 1944 in the Philippine Sea resulting in the [...]
Happy Holidays iModelers! Here is the family portrait of my Monogram kits, many of the originals were added this year, including the DO-335, B-29, B-25H, P-39 and Typhoon, the Typhoon I just added today, still in the cello wrap! On to the Phan[...]
My entry in the RAF Group build includes this Hawker Typhoon from Hasegawa. This aircraft began with some troublesome shortcomings but was given the go ahead using the improved Saber IIA engine. The risks were considered reasonable since it was [...]
Astronauts Cernan and Harrison Schmitt, two of the three-man crew of Apollo 17, were the last men to walk on the Moon on December 13, 1972. Commander Cernan made a brief speech before boarding the module, saying: “We leave as we came and, God wi[...]
Diorama, which was made from epoxy resin last year, turned yellow. So I remake this one.
Biggest model I`ve built to date, and an enjoyable one to do. This is still work in progress as regards the ordnance which is constructed but not painted. I used some artistic licence on this model and put my own initials on the fuselage and pai[...]
Hawker Typhoon Mk.IB 1/24 Airfix
British Rocket RP-3 - Master
Seat Belts - HGW
Paints - Hataka, Gunze, Tamiya
Wheels - Eduard
Mask - MAKETAR
Radiators - RB Productions